Former South Carolina star running back Marcus Lattimore, whose NFL career was derailed by two devastating knee injuries in college, has returned to his alma mater to be a part of Will Muschamp’s staff. “No one knows how to handle adversity and success as a Gamecock more than Marcus Lattimore,” Muschamp told ESPN. “He could
HOUSTON — Scott Frost will have to make room for yet another trophy. The Nebraska head coach, who led UCF to a 13-0 record and a win over Auburn in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, was named the Bear Bryant Coach of the Year on Wednesday, marking his fifth major national coach of the year award.
BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU football coach Ed Orgeron has promoted tight ends coach Steve Ensminger to offensive coordinator. Ensminger held the position for eight games in 2016 when Orgeron initially replaced Les Miles on an interim basis. Ensminger’s promotion, announced Wednesday, comes after previous offensive coordinator Matt Canada agreed late last week to a
Virginia Tech linebacker Tremaine Edmunds will enter this year’s NFL draft, he announced on social media Wednesday. Va Tech’s Tremaine Edmunds is projected as a first-round pick. James Guillory/USA TODAY Sports Edmunds is projected as a first-round selection by ESPN’s Mel Kiper after he led the Hokies with 109 tackles this season, adding 5.5 sacks, 14
Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason is expected to transfer to Washington, according to the Seattle Times, which cited multiple sources. The maturation of players like Jake Fromm and Riley Ridley and a No. 1 recruiting class point to good times ahead for Kirby Smart and the Bulldogs. Alabama ended the season the same way it started
Drew Lock, whose NCAA-best 44 touchdown passes this year were also Missouri and SEC records, announced Tuesday he will return to school for his senior season. Lock’s return is a coup for Missouri coach Barry Odom, who guided the Tigers to a Texas Bowl berth this season, their first bowl appearance since 2014. The Tigers,
ATLANTA — The Nick Saban Decade began in Atlanta in August 2008 with a 34-10 victory over No. 9 Clemson so one-sided that Tigers coach Tommy Bowden came out and said his team had been “whipped about every way you get whipped” — a remarkable thing for a coach to say. The Saban Decade ended
ATLANTA — DeVonta Smith heard the playcall come in and knew he had a chance. On second-and-26 in overtime, with Alabama trailing Georgia 23-20, the freshman receiver had just learned he was going to run a go route into the end zone. He smiled and looked over at his quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa. “Trust me, bro,”
ATLANTA — President Donald J. Trump’s appearance and inclement weather led to long delays for fans trying to enter Mercedes-Benz Stadium for Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T. While most appeared seated by kickoff, fans attending the game between Alabama and Georgia told ESPN they waited in security lines for more
Monday’s College Football Playoff National Championship Presented By AT&T between Alabama and Georgia has turned into one of the hottest tickets in college football history. Protesters plan to demonstrate against President Donald Trump when he visits Atlanta Monday for the College Football Playoff title game. So, who wins the all-SEC national championship game (8 p.m.